Pacita is a queer immigrant, writer, and storyteller living in Oakland, California. A descendant of Ghanaian and Bajan ancestors, she spent her early years growing up in England, Ghana, and the United States.
Alicia is a daughter, sister, Xicana and organizer in Fresno, CA. Her early experiences growing up poor in a small farm working town have served as the main motivation for her to create leadership pathways
Asma has dedicated her career to the nonprofit sector working for and as an ally with underrepresented communities on a range of civic engagement and social justice causes, which includes voter-mobilization, electoral organizing, and reentry services.
Steven is a queer second-generation Mexican-American and organizer raised in Boyle Heights. Steven joined Mobilize the Immigrant Vote and YVote in 2017 to lead civic engagement work in high schools across Los Angeles County.
Suguey is a first generation indigenous Mexican queer dancer and organizer from Michoacan, Mexico and California. Suguey is the granddaughter of traditional indigenous farmers and daughter of migrant farm workers.
Mynor is the son of Guatemalan immigrants, born into the diaspora that has made Los Angeles home. Mynor was the first in his family to attend college and worked with the Early Academic Outreach Program at the University of California, Irvine
As a second generation Mexican-American from South Central Los Angeles, and a University of Southern California Alum, Gaby has been involved in youth civic engagement for over 9 years through research, organizing, and planning.
Jung Hee is a plotter, schemer and a dreamer for social justice. For over 20 years, she has been designing and leading communications strategies that help organizations win campaigns, change narratives and lift community voices.
Carmen is a first generation, bilingual, queer Xicana. Raised in Wilmington, CA. by immigrant parents from small ranchitos in Jalisco, Mexico, she was politicized and trained as a community organizer at the Labor/Community Strategy Center’s (LCSC) National School for Strategic Organizing at the age of 14.
Elizabeth is the youngest of three children and a Latina born and raised in Merced, California. Her experience growing up poor and having to work twice as hard to be able to support her family, motivated her to be an organizer